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Oct 8, 2012 6:00am PDT
post," dan balls. listen to the president yesterday and i want you to respond because it was interesting sort of him comparing 2008 to today. take a listen. we don't have it. my apologies. it's a full screen. there are times, sometimes when like in 2008 where politics has just been trending. it's kind of cool to be an obama supporter. this is the president saying this. and there are some folks who got in early and they can go around and say i told you so. then there are times when you have to just grind it out because it's hard. that's a different president obama. and that certainly does describe the 2012 campaign. >> yes, i think every american feels like this two-year campaign isn't right, but i think the president had a great day on thursday. came out swinging. i think he can be honest about the fact he didn't have a great debate performance. i think everyone acknowledges that and put some pressure in the next couple of week, but at the end of the day, the fundamentals about this economy are moving in his direction. >> but dan, the fundamentals of the campaign, has that be
Oct 1, 2012 6:00am PDT
correspondent for "the washington post." dan. dan, i will begin with you. you guys have the poll of the day that show this split between where the race is nationally and where it is in the swing states. why do you think there's such a wide gap? that's a big gap. >> it is a big gap, chuck. the -- you know, the margin of error on that swing state sample is bigger. >> fair enough. >> and so that 11 points could be less than that. >> but has this been a pattern? >> you know, the swing state moves a little more dramatically because it's a small sample, but i think everything we even seen in the battleground states and individual polls shows president obama with pretty healthy leads, particularly in the big three, ohio, florida, and virginia. and that columbus dispatch poll, you know, nine points, we had it at -- >> seven or eight as well. >> and cbs had it at ten. more advertising, more campaigning, and think it's had an effect. >> it's funny. four years ago there were 15 states that barack obama and john mccain were advertising in. now it's down to nine. you know, so you're getting same amount of ad
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